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Reality Capture Technology Manager

Company: Stantec Inc.
Location: Charleston
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Reality Capture Technology Manager - ( 210000XO )

Description

Grow with the best. Join a smart, creative, and inspired team that works behind the scenes to support operational excellence. Our functional services teams (FSTs) provide services to 22,000 employees in over 350 locations worldwide. Bringing together individuals with diverse backgrounds, talents, and expertise, our FSTs are vital to making our Company stronger.

Your Opportunity

The Innovation Office, Digital Technology & Innovation, Geospatial Technology Program Group, has a career opening involving the application of reality capture principles and methods, research & development, new product research & testing, incubation, standards development, and business planning of remote sensing ideas.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, highly interested in the application of new reality capture technologies and a critical thinker. The candidate will become a member of the Innovation Office while being accessible to project teams to support project work as needed.

Your Key Responsibilities

Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)

* Provide leadership, direction, and insight in all areas of reality capture, inclusive of the three key steps: capture, compute, and create.

* Stay abreast of new technologies related to reality capture and evaluate for potential business use.

* Provide leadership around UAS.

* Be knowledgeable of new technologies related to UAS.

* Lead research and development of UAS technologies.

* Determine application of UAS to business line use.

* Develop documentation of UAS governance, standards, checklists, best practices and hardware/software standards.

* Drive the usage of UAS technologies for business ideation, related design and innovation.

* Serve as the liaison between Stantec Pilots and the UAS Governance committee.

* Track annual Stantec pilot hours, hardware and insurance compliance.

* Collect, process, analyze and format imagery and point cloud data acquired from UAS, aircraft, satellites or ground based platforms.

* Direct, assign and supervise UAS tasks of other employees as needed.

* Mentor and provide UAS expertise to less experienced team members.

* Maintain knowledge of developments in the field through literature and attending conferences.

* Collect supporting data to corroborate UAS data analyses, such as field survey data or reported data streams.

* Monitoring the quality of information gathered.

* Development of new analytical techniques.

* Develop automated routines to correct for the presence of image distorting artifacts.

* Lead a UAS community of practice.

* Consult on UAS solutions provided to our clients.

3D Laser Scanning

* Provide leadership around 3D Laser Scanning.

* Be knowledgeable of new technologies related to 3D Laser Scanning.

* Lead research and development of 3D Laser Scanning technologies.

* Determine application of 3D Laser Scanning to business line use.

* Develop documentation of 3D Laser Scanning governance, standards, best practices and hardware/software standards.

* Drive the usage of 3D Laser Scanning technologies for business ideation, related design and innovation.

* Collect, process, analyze and format imagery and point cloud data acquired from ground-based platforms.

* Direct, assign and supervise 3D Laser Scanning tasks of other employees as needed.

* Mentor and provide 3D Laser Scanning expertise to less experienced team members.

* Maintain knowledge of developments in the field through literature and attending conferences.

* Collect supporting data to corroborate 3D Laser Scanning data analyses, such as field survey data or reported data streams.

* Monitoring the quality of information gathered.

* Development of new analytical techniques.

* Develop automated routines to correct for the presence of image distorting artifacts.

* Lead a 3D Laser Scanning community of practice.

* Consult on 3D Laser Scanning solutions provided to our clients.

Business Development

* Participate in strategic planning for geospatial technologies.

* Lead/assist with marketing and business development of Stantec's reality capture services to internal and external clients.

Publish blogs, white papers and participate in research on reality capture.

Qualifications

Your Capabilities and Credentials

* Significant experience related to UAS, 3D Laser Scanning, LiDAR, or Geomatics (geodesy, geospatial, geomatics). Strong survey background is preferred.

* Demonstrated experience and familiarity in working with 3-D geospatial data, point clouds, and development of digital models.

* Experience with imagery acquisition, photogrammetry, orthophotos, and registration.

* Knowledge of standard BIM procedures, Revit models, mesh model development.

* Familiarity with a reality capture hardware such as; FARO Scene, GeoSLAM, Skydio 2, Phantom, Mavic or eBee.

* Experience using reality capture and processing software such as; Pix4D, Bentley Context Capture, EdgeWise, Sketchfab, Potree, Cintoo, Drone2Map, Civil3D, and ESRI.

* Knowledge of 2D (imagery) and 3D geospatial data exploitation methods is also desired.

* Experience with software packages for research projects.

* Geospatial data sources, cartography, and geographic concepts.

* Data management, governance.

* Defining workflow processes and leading implementation teams.

* Applying critical thinking skills to develop innovative solutions.

* Ability to direct and execute highly complex or specialized projects.

* Attention to detail.

* Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, and clients, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

* Ability to anticipate and identify client needs and synthesize them into concepts and solutions.

* Presenting to external audiences.

* Project Management Principles.

* Ability to effectively organize, plan, prioritize, and manage time and competing priorities.

Education and Experience

A Bachelor's Degree in Geomatics, Survey, Remote Sensing, GIS, Geology, Geography, Engineering, or a related field and 10 - 15 years of experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Master's degree preferred.

Possess an FAA Part 107 UAS License or Transport Canada Drone Pilot Certificate or similar for other geographies.

Typical office envir onment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

THIS REMOTE POSITION CAN BE LOCATED ANYWHERE IN NORTH AMERICA

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-Colorado-Broomfield

Other Locations : United States-Texas-Plano, United States-Virginia-Roanoke, United States-Virginia-Fredericksburg, United States-Pennsylvania-Wyomissing, United States-South Carolina-Columbia, United States-Florida-Coral Gables, United States-Texas-San Antonio, United States-Arizona-Tucson, United States-Wisconsin-Cottage Grove, United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh, United States-Alaska-Wasilla, United States-Massachusetts-Northampton, United States-Virginia-Fairfax, United States-Virginia-Arlington, United States-Arizona-Chandler, United States-Mississippi-Vicksburg, United States-Ohio-Cincinnati, United States-Georgia-Alpharetta, United States-Colorado-Fort Collins, United States-Alabama, United States-Wyoming-Cheyenne, United States-Pennsylvania-Philadelphia, United States-Pennsylvania-West Chester, United States-Pennsylvania-Plymouth Meeting, United States-Florida-Orlando, United States-District Of Columbia-Washington, United States-Ohio-Sylvania, United States-New Hampshire-Auburn, United States-Ohio-Cleveland, United States-West Virginia-Fairmont, United States-Minnesota-Little Canada, United States-Mississippi-Jackson, United States-Alaska-Fairbanks, United States-Colorado-Denver, United States-Texas-Houston, United States-Virginia-Williamsburg, United States-California-San Bernardino, United States-Maine-Topsham, United States-Kansas-Wichita, United States-Texas-Fort Worth, United States-North Dakota-Bismarck, United States-Washington-Seattle, United States-Washington-Bellevue, United States-Alaska-Anchorage, United States-Massachusetts-Quincy, United States-New York-New York, United States-California-Long Beach, United States-New Mexico-Silver City, United States-Illinois-Chicago, United States-Utah-St George, United States-New Mexico-Roswell, United States-West Virginia-Charleston, United States-California-Santa Maria, United States-New York-Rochester, United States-California-Los Angeles, United States-Wisconsin-Mequon, United States-Washington-Lynnwood, United States-Massachusetts-Hyannis, United States-Vermont-South Burlington, United States-California-Thousand Oaks, United States-New Mexico-Las Cruces, United States-Texas-Dallas, United States-Wyoming-Sheridan, United States-Illinois-Lombard, United States-Alabama-Mobile, United States-North Dakota-Fargo, United States-California-Sacramento, United States-Puerto Rico-Guaynabo, United States-Ohio-Logan, United States-New Jersey-Morristown, United States-Texas-Austin, United States-Minnesota-Golden Valley, United States-Utah-Salt Lake City, United States-Virginia-Virginia Beach, United States-Maryland-Baltimore, United States-Virginia-Richmond, United States-Ohio-Columbus, United States-Rhode Island-Providence, United States-Virginia-Charlottesville, United States-Florida-Naples, United States-Kentucky-Lexington, United States-Tennessee-Nashville, United States-Wisconsin-De Pere

Job : Land Surveying Professional

Organization : BC-2257 Innovation-DTI-US

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : May 3, 2021, 8:14:37 AM

Req ID: 210000XO

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

Keywords: Stantec Inc., Charleston , Reality Capture Technology Manager, Other , Charleston, West Virginia

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